JGP Automotive Blog

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The Importance of Using Part Numbers to Find the Correct Parts for Your VW Audi Vehicle When it comes to maintaining and repairing your vehicle, precision and accuracy are vital. Volkswagen Audi Group vehicles are are known for their engineering excellence and advanced technology, but this also means that finding the correct parts can be…

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When you start your car on a cold winter morning, you probably don’t give much thought to the intricate components that help your engine maintain the ideal operating temperature. Thermostats play a critical part in regulating your engine’s temperature, ensuring engine efficiently and avoiding overheating conditions. In this post, we will take a close look…

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What are PR Codes? When selecting parts for a certain vehicle it’s all too easy to rely on things such as vehicle registration look-ups and vehicle selection menus on parts websites. Many vehciles during manufacture are issued with specific codes to help identify variations of standard issued parts. These codes are called PR codes. In…

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What is an exhaust gas temperature sensor and how does it work? In this article we will be discussing, what is an exhaust gas temperature sensor and how can they be diagnosed and replaced An exhaust gas temperature sensor or EGT sensor as they are commonly known is designed to measure the temperature of the…

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In this article we will be answering ‘what is a PCV valve?’, the function that they perform and exploring the reasons why they fail, what symptoms an engine may display with a failed PCV valve and how they can be easily replaced. What is a PCV Valve? PCV stands for ‘Positive Crankcase Ventilation’. The crankcase…

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Here we will discuss the top 5 affordable and quite often unaffordable Transporter suspension upgrades and other important parts of the front and rear axle. We will take a close look at German brand Meyle and especially their Meyle HD range which in our opinion are the best on the market when it comes to…

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